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Chicken meat vs Bratwurst - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chicken meat and Bratwurst

  • Chicken meat has more Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, while Bratwurst has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A.
  • Bratwurst's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 99% higher.
  • Bratwurst contains 3 times less Vitamin B3 than Chicken meat. Chicken meat contains 8.487mg of Vitamin B3, while Bratwurst contains 3.11mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Chicken meat is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chicken, broilers or fryers, meat and skin, cooked, roasted and Bratwurst, beef and pork, smoked.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 5% 20% 17% 22% 53% 78% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 38% 3% 25% 11% 27% 68% 56% 111%
Contains more Iron +26%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +53.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Contains more Potassium +26.9%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Zinc +27.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +790%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 10% 6% 0% 16% 39% 160% 62% 93% 38% 6% 4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 96% 50% 59% 42% 47% 334% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +503.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +790%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Chicken meat
52
Bratwurst
Mineral Summary Score
31
Chicken meat
42
Bratwurst

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
164%
Chicken meat
73%
Bratwurst
Carbohydrates
0%
Chicken meat
2%
Bratwurst
Fats
63%
Chicken meat
122%
Bratwurst

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chicken meat Bratwurst
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat contains less Sodium (difference - 766mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.29g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chicken meat
Chicken meat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bratwurst
Bratwurst is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chicken meat Bratwurst Opinion
Calories 239 297 Bratwurst
Protein 27.3 12.2 Chicken meat
Fats 13.6 26.34 Bratwurst
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 0 2 Bratwurst
Cholesterol 88 78 Bratwurst
Vitamin D 2 Chicken meat
Iron 1.26 1 Chicken meat
Calcium 15 7 Chicken meat
Potassium 223 283 Bratwurst
Magnesium 23 15 Chicken meat
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0.066 0.08 Bratwurst
Zinc 1.94 2.47 Bratwurst
Starch
Phosphorus 182 130 Chicken meat
Sodium 82 848 Chicken meat
Vitamin A 161 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin E 0.27 Chicken meat
Vitamin D 0 Chicken meat
Vitamin B1 0.063 0.38 Bratwurst
Vitamin B2 0.168 0.213 Bratwurst
Vitamin B3 8.487 3.11 Chicken meat
Vitamin B5 1.03 0.69 Chicken meat
Vitamin B6 0.4 0.2 Chicken meat
Vitamin B12 0.3 2.67 Bratwurst
Vitamin K 2.4 Chicken meat
Folate 5 4 Chicken meat
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 3.79 6.08 Chicken meat
Monounsaturated Fat 5.34 8 Bratwurst
Polyunsaturated fat 2.97 1.58 Chicken meat
Tryptophan 0.305 0.107 Chicken meat
Threonine 1.128 0.465 Chicken meat
Isoleucine 1.362 0.485 Chicken meat
Leucine 1.986 0.81 Chicken meat
Lysine 2.223 0.903 Chicken meat
Methionine 0.726 0.364 Chicken meat
Phenylalanine 1.061 0.405 Chicken meat
Valine 1.325 0.464 Chicken meat
Histidine 0.802 0.395 Chicken meat
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chicken meat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171450/nutrients
  2. Bratwurst - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172956/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.